# 1st Class Mental Ability Shapes and Patterns Patterns

Patterns

Category : 1st Class

Type I:

How to find the missing term or next term in (number/ Setter or figure) series to continue the given series?

• Identify the order of series (descending or ascending) order. Observe the pattern using operations: addition, subtraction, skip counting and reverse counting.
• Identify the order of alphabetical series either A to Z or Z to A.
• Numbering of alphabets either starting from A or starting from Z.
• Skipping letters.

Type II:

How to find the missing term in the pattern?

• To find the missing term in the pattern, identify the rule followed in rest of the given terms in a pattern using (+, -, reverse counting and skip counting).

Type III:

How to find the missing part in the figure pattern?

• Complete the figure pattern by drawing its incomplete part in the pattern.

EXAMPLE

1.       Which is the missing number in the number pattern? (a) 1                             (b) 2

(c) 3                             (d) 8

Explanation (c):

Rule followed in number pattern is the reverse counting: 7, 6, 5, 4, .

2.       What is the missing alphabet in given below series? (a) I                              (b) H

(c) O                                     (d) G

Explanation (b): 3.       Which is the next figure? (a) (b) (c) (d) Explanation (a): 4.       Find the missing shape in the given matrix. (a) (b) (c) (d) Explanation (d):

Each row/column contains four different shapes Shape is missing in fourth row or in second column. 5.       Which part will complete the given figure (X)? (a) (b) (c) (d) Explanation (a): #### Other Topics

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